Photoshop CS6: Can't "Esc" out of Crop.

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Don't know if this is a bug or a UI quirk that I just don't understand...

But I can't figured out how to exit out of this crop.

'Esc' used to work in Photoshop CS5; no longer...

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Ersan Saribal

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Chris Cox

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Design quirk - read up on the changes to the crop tool in CS6, it works quite differently from previous versions.
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Ersan Saribal

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Thanks -

Where can I read up on this? I did a couple searches and couldn't find it.

It's funny... you should watch me trying to use this crop tool.

I'm a keyboard shortcut junkie and every time I use the crop tool my workflow gets disrupted, because I attempt for about 6 seconds each time to try to exit the crop tool (still haven't figured it out), and when I can't figure it out, I eventually move my mouse 14 inches to click another tool.

If you can't tell, in my humble opinion this is a dumb "design quirk."

It appears 'Esc' isn't being used anyway. Bring it back.

And in the meantime, please tell me how I can exit out of this tool. Thanks. :) :)
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Start with http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/too...

Escape no longer means anything in the crop tool because it is no longer a modal state. You exit by switching to another tool.
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Oh... with hotkeys like "v" or "m"... Cool! Thanks.